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HTY 498: Seminar in European History                                                                                           Fall 2012

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Special Collections 

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Other Library Catalogs (LibDex)
WorldCat 
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 Indexes and Abstracts
Historical Abstracts 
Digital Dissertations
Academic Search Complete
Project Muse
JSTOR
History Cooperative

Identifying Scholarly Journals vs. Popular & Trade Magazines                                         

Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Directories, and Handbooks
Credo Reference.  Choose "Find a Book", then "History".
Oxford Reference Online
Encyclopedia of World History: Ancient, Medieval, and Modern  REF D21 L27 1972
Encyclopedia of Asian History  REF DS31 E53 1987
Historical Dictionaries of French History  REF DC147-401

Biographical Sources
Biography and Genealogy Master Index
Dictionary of World Biography  REF CT104 D54 1998
Dictionary of National Biography  REF DA28 D4
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Research Guide to European Historical Biography, 1450-Present  REF CT759 R478

Book Review Sources    
Book Review Digest Retrospective, 1905-1982    
Books in Print (Global Edition)
H-Net Reviews (1993- )
  See also
Historical Abstracts

Style Guides
History Department Style Sheet
Chicago Manual of Style, 16th ed. REF Z253 .U69 2010 (ask at Reference Desk)
Chicago Manual Web Site Q & A
Turabian, Kate L.  A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, 7th ed.  
        REF LB2369 .T8 2007  (ask at Reference Desk)
Citation Guides
Citing Electronic Information in History Papers

Comparison of reference management software
Zotero
RefWorks

Writing Resources
Dictionaries and Writing Resources
The Oxford English Dictionary. 2nd ed.  REF PE1625 .O87 1989
Oxford English Dictionary (Online)
The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language
. 4th ed.  REF PE1628 .A623 2000
The UMaine Writing Center

Primary Source Materials
British Periodicals
17th-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers
Nineteenth Century British Library Newspapers
Nineteenth Century Collections Online
House of Commons Parliamentary Papers

Professional Resources
American Historical Association (AHA)
Organization of American Historians (OAH)

HTY498-002 Research Guide (Additional Resources)


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